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News & articles about play-by-post games, for roleplayers & writers

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 6 (Change)

Hello, and welcome back to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning, with a top prize of $100 USD. I am Charles Star, and I am your host. This experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Last week was challenging. Don’t expect anything different this week.

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 5 (Others)

Hello, and welcome back to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning, with a top prize of $100 USD. As you’re already well aware, I’m your host Charles Star. As you’re also already aware, this experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Last week was well, you know, a little funny!

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 4 (Humor)

Hello, and welcome back to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning, with a top prize of $100 USD. I’m still Charles Star and I’m still your host. As a reminder, this experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Last week we saw our first character eliminated from the game. There will be another today.

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 3 (Déjè vu)

Hello, and welcome back to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning, with a top prize of $100 USD. I’m Charles Star and I’m your host. As a reminder, this experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Last week was quite eventful: we changed Captains, introduced our characters, started our mission, and sent not one, but two players packing.

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This month is sponsored by…

Each month, the OngoingWorlds website has hosting costs that are in part covered by our Hero Members. However, we don’t currently have enough hero Members to cover the entire month’s hosting, so it’s always nice to receive a whole month’s hosting up front (there’s an option here).

This month has been very kindly sponsored by Helder Fouto, who donated yesterday.

Thanks very much Helder!

If you’d like to donate to our ongoing costs, you could donate regularly and become an OngoingWorlds Hero Member (which shows on each of your posts), or donate for a month up front, which I’d be totally grateful for!

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 2 (Abdication)

Hello, and welcome back to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning, with a top prize of $100 USD. I’m Charles Star and I’m your host. As a reminder, this experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Last week, we met the contestants, discussed the rules, and assigned roles. Before we meet this week’s special guest, I understand that Tabitha has an announcement for everyone. Tabitha?

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The Simming Endeavor: Episode 1 (Introduction)

Hello, and welcome to The Simming Endeavor, an online role playing elimination game of skill, luck, and cunnning. I’m Charles Star and I’ll be your host. As previously announced, this experiment is both sim and game show at the same time. The contestants will role play together in the play-by-post sim we created on the Ongoing Worlds platform while weekly blog posts here simultaneously serve as game show episodes. Before we announce the sim’s genre, outline the rules of the game, and meet the contestants, let’s first demonstrate how to read these episodes.

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FallFest 9: November 9, 2019

That’s right, join us for the 2019 Simming Fall Festival (FallFest) on Saturday, November the 9th. We’re proud to have 22nd Fleet serve as host and Andrew Greenfelt as chair. They’re already putting together a fantastic program for us!

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The Simming Endeavor: World Premiere on September 8th

The world premiere of The Simming Endeavor will air here on the Ongoing Worlds blog on Sunday, September 8th. As previously announced, it will be the first-ever role play and game show in one. We have 13 contestants from around the community ready to go, 10 special guests booked, and 12 episodes scheduled…

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Now Accepting FallFest 2019 Applications


It’s time to select a 2019 Simming Fall Festival (aka FallFest) host & chair!  If you’re interested in hosting & chairing the simming world’s premier one-day community event, submit an application by August 18th.  This will be our 9th festival since beginning the tradition back in 2011. Read More